Sports Law, Paperback Book


Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this much-anticipated new edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport internationally.

Locating the legal regulation of sport within an explicit socio-economic context, this refocused edition is divided into four core parts: Governance & Sport; Commercial Regulation; Sports Workplace; and Safety in Sport. Recent developments covered in this edition include:EU competition law interaction with sport under arts. 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union;the current World Anti-Doping Agency code;analysis of the recent Court of Arbitration for Sport Jurisprudence;reforms of the transfer system in team sports;anti-discrimination provisions in sport;engagement with match fixing;a focus on the legal context of 2012 London Olympics. Essential reading for students studying sports law or sports-related courses, this textbook will also prove useful to sports law practitioners and sports administrators in need of a clear companion to the field.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 656 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Sport & the law
  • ISBN: 9780415591836

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